June 11, 2021 | Press Release
Left Caucus and Las Vegas DSA unreservedly condemn the subversion of our democratic process by elected officials and supporters of the losing slate.
On June 8th, the Washoe County Dems announced that they would coordinate the state’s Democratic election campaigns, receiving statements of support from Governor Sisolak, Sen. Cortez Masto, State Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson, and State Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro. This decision to run these campaigns outside of the state party is, in reality, an attempt […]
May 28, 2021 | Press Release
Las Vegas DSA is unequivocally opposed to recent anti-transgender legislation in Arkansas, Tennessee, Florida, and 30 other states / Las Vegas DSA se opone inequívocamente a la reciente legislación contra las personas transgénero en Arkansas, Tennessee, Florida y otros 30 estados
May 26, 2021 | Article
The United States Needs More Than Just Higher Refugee Caps; It Needs To Overhaul Refugee Resettlement Itself
Making the resettlement process actually humanitarian requires not only massively expanding the support infrastructure for refugees, but also abolition of the anti-Black caste system in America.
April 7, 2021 | Local Issues
Yes, Tax the Mines:
Nevadan Lives Depend on It
Since the founding of Nevada, the mines have capitalized, giving back little in reparations to the people of the state they exploit. They prey on the land with little regard to the impact on Indigenous communities and the environment, stuffing their pockets while public services go underfunded
April 5, 2021 | Article
We Defeat Fascism with Black and Indigenous Liberation
This country is a settler-colonial state — an ongoing, over 400-year project focused on subjugating Black and Indigenous people as a means to extract profit. The only way forward is to dismantle the racist, imperialist police state.
March 28, 2021 | Political Education
Lessons from Ten Years of Syrian Revolution
Ten years ago this month, the Syrian Revolution began. The wildfire of the Arab Spring spread across the region in 2011, embers igniting from Tunisia to Egypt. Then, in a local schoolyard, graffiti appeared: “you’re next, Bashar.” That was the first sign that the wildfire had reached Syria.
March 26, 2021 | Press Release
Las Vegas DSA, Sunrise Vegas, and Las Vegas National Lawyers Guild Chapter Oppose Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto’s Lands Bill / Las Vegas DSA, Sunrise Vegas, y el capítulo de Las Vegas de National Lawyers Guild opone el proyecto de ley de tierras de Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto
March 22, 2021 | Press Release
In Grief and Solidarity with the AAPI Community / En Dolor y Solidaridad con la comunidad AAPI
The Las Vegas chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America mourns the lives of the eight people, including six Asian women, who were murdered Tuesday night in Georgia.
March 8, 2021 | In the News
In the News: Entire Staff of Nevada Democratic Party Quits After Democratic Socialist Slate Won Every Seat
The battle between insurgent progressives in Nevada and the Harry Reid machine began building in 2016.
March 6, 2021 | Events
How Socialists Can Help Indigenous Power-Building Right Now
Join Las Vegas DSA’s Racial Justice Committee to learn how socialists can get involved in building Indigenous empowerment. Special guest Teresa Melendez, Vice Chair of the Nevada Statewide Native American Caucus, will go over priorities for this legislative session and key action items. Q&A will follow the presentation.